Carleton College started in 1942 as a school offering night courses for academic credit. Things started to ramp up in early 1944. That’s when higher-ups in the federal government contacted Henry Marshall Tory, the college’s founder, with a novel proposition. The government was looking forward to the end of the Second World War and needed to plan for the re-entry of one million servicemen and women into civilian life.

Read more about how, from this moment on, Carleton evolved into the leading post-secondary institution it is today.


Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in
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